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What Is A Glycemic Index Resources

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Pros and Cons of the Glycemic Index

Imagine a categorizing system in which numbers are assigned to foods, allowing you to more easily choose foods that curb appetite, help shed excess pounds, lower your risk for diabetes, help maintain blood sugar levels, and improve heart health. Thes...  Read more

Eating with Diabetes: What about Fruit?

Packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, fruit should be part of any healthy diet. As a diabetes educator, some of the most frequent questions from my clients have to do with fruit. Can I still eat fruit? How much fruit should I eat? What are the b...  Read more

What to Eat Before You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

All About Artificial Sweeteners

Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and...  Read more

9 Superfood Swaps for Healthier Meals

Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a...  Read more

I am new to this and I'm trying to reach my goal w
Updated 2/11/2016 3:14:01 AM

I am new to this and I'm trying to reach my goal weight by May 25! I have an accountability partner, but it never hurts to have others keep you motivated as well! I will help you as well! Add me so we can start our weight loss journey together! ????...  Read more

Today I am officially 15 KGS (33 pounds) lighter t
Updated 2/11/2016 1:27:13 AM

Today I am officially 15 KGS (33 pounds) lighter than my true start weight! Still not fully comfortable with my body, but we ARE getting there. Never thought just changing up my diet/eating healthy could get me this far! :) 12 KGS (27 pounds) to go ?...  Read more

I am so excited to say I am down 7.4 lbs doing th
Updated 2/11/2016 6:30:58 AM

I am so excited to say I am down 7.4 lbs doing the Happy dance!!!!!...  Read more

I am having a hard time being able to take in all
Updated 2/10/2016 11:05:34 PM

I am having a hard time being able to take in all of my calories needed. Like almost 1000 calories off. What do I need to do? I work as a machine operated /dryer feeder so I don't have the time to munch unless we shut down for a couple of minutes....  Read more

I just recently joined sparkpeople. I am trying to
Updated 2/11/2016 10:54:43 AM

I just recently joined sparkpeople. I am trying to lose about 80lbs but find that I will lose my motivation after a couple days. I guess I am looking for someone the help keep me motivated and on track with my weight loss and exercise....  Read more

Pearled Barley

There is a pleasant surprise in pearled barley, it has the lowest glycemic index of any grain...  Read more

How to Get Rid Of Sugar In Your Diet

Eat smaller meals 5 or 6 times a day. Don't get hungry. Have protein with every meal or snack to keep your blood sugar stable & drink plenty of water to help wash out sugar &toxins. .Weight loss is usually a natural result of giving up sugar & usuall...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Eat This to Burn 50% More Fat When Working Out

A new study in The Journal of Nutrition shows that what you eat beforehand could affect the calorie burn during your workout. Women who ate a breakfast high in low-glycemic index carbs (whole grain breads, low-fat yogurt or non-instant oatmeal, for...  Read more

Weight Busters: All Carbohydrates are NOT Created Equal

Carbohydrates are important and necessary in our diets and have generated a great deal of attention over the past decade due to the low carbohydrate weight loss craze. Marketing trends have played off of that low carb craze and so have dieting plans...  Read more

Come check us out - Low Glycemic Index team

Do you want to know the effects of food on your blood sugar? Discover foods to improve overall wellness and health, making positive, lifestyle and diet change Choosing Low GI Foods, Green Zone Foods, can help you in: o Controlling and stabl...  Read more

PCOS and The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet

I did some googling on PCOS and found out about The Amylose & low Glycemic Index diet. Rules for the Low Amylose Diet: 1.Avoid all simple sugars such as candy, sodas, cakes, pies, ice cream, etc. These are almost pure forms of glucose. 2.A...  Read more